International Fun Race

posted 29 Dec 2014, 12:53 by Sailing Secretary   [ updated 29 Dec 2014, 13:07 ]
Minima Yacht Club's annual international Fun Race was held on Saturday 27th December  and attracted entries from as far afield as the USA and Argentina.  The format for the 2014 was a relay race in which dinghies and kayaks competed against each other in mixed  teams - two dinghies and one kayak per team. Sailing dinghies completed laps 1 and 3, and the kayaks took over for laps 2 and 4. The teams were well chosen and very well balanced which meant that the racing was very close. The overall results were as follows:
  1. Ali Banks (Lightning), Kathy Collins and Ronnie Babcock USA (Kayak), David and Alex Cane (Enterprise) 1670 secs
  2. Elias Vivas ARG and Robin Broomfield (Argo), Steve Collins (Kayak) and Erica Bishop (Topper) 1711 secs
  3. Andy Banks (Solo), Barbara Babcock USA (Kayak), Richard Shillito and Keith Black (Enterprise) 1719 secs
  4. Sel Shah and Ben Marshall (Merlin), Ian and Alyssa Muir (Kayak), Ed Mayley (Topper) 1741 secs
Thanks go to Rob Brooks, Race Officer and Rob Mayley, Bosun.

Apres sail consisted of drinks in the bar and then a leisurely lunch in El Forno's.